Cannabis Cosmetics: New Rules



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Cannabis Cosmetics: New Regulations for CBD and Hemp-derived Products

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Overview of Regulations

The must closely monitor the FDA and state marijuana and hemp laws as they adapt to the “Modernization of Cosmetics Act of 2022” (MOCRA). This significant legislation updates cosmetic regulations, addressing , labeling, adverse event reporting, facility registration, and good manufacturing practices.

Implications for the Cannabis Cosmetics Market

With MOCRA’s enforcement, cosmetic companies must now prioritize safety testing, register facilities, follow good manufacturing practices, and report adverse events. The legislation empowers the FDA with authority for mandatory recalls, ensuring consumer protection.

Major Changes in the Cosmetics Industry

Prior to MOCRA, cosmetic products were not required to undergo safety testing, facility registration, or adhere to GMP regulations. The legislation fills these gaps and enhances FDA oversight, enabling better product control and ensuring consumer safety.

Understanding MOCRA and Its Requirements

MOCRA necessitates “adequate substantiation of safety” for cosmetics, mandating responsible persons to maintain supporting product safety. The legislation also introduces new labeling requirements, keeping, and FDA reporting of serious adverse events.

Compliance for Cosmetics with CBD or Hemp-derived Cannabinoids

Cosmetic companies marketing products with CBD or other must comply with MOCRA. This includes registration, good manufacturing practices, recalls, adverse event reporting, and safety substantiation. MOCRA preempts for these specific items.

Impact on State-Licensed Marijuana Manufacturers

Although topicals do not fall under cosmetics regulations, states with marijuana programs might adopt some MOCRA provisions for marijuana-based topical products. Facility registration and product listing may be subject to state requirements consistent with MOCRA.

Malvin Felix
I'm Malvin, a cannabis news enthusiast who finds joy in staying updated about the latest industry trends. My passion led me to become a dedicated writer, entrepreneur, and investor in the cannabis space. Through my writing, I aim to educate and spark discussions, while my entrepreneurial ventures and strategic investments reflect my commitment to driving positive change in the industry.

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